Box Elder Kwaiken

Product Description for Box Elder Kwaiken

Maker: Anders Högström (click to see more by this maker)
Item num: 1147
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 4.25 in.
Total length: 8.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.16 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.25 in.
Item weight: 7.00 oz.
Blade: Clay tempered 1050 carbon steel with a very clear temper line
Bolster: Brushed Chinese gold with blackened cavities
Handle: Stabilized and dyed box elder burl
Description: The traditional Japanese clay temper line, called a hamon, shows the differential heat treat used to create this knife. This shows that the edge is especially hard and the spine is softer, making a knife that will be sturdy and keep its edge especially well. Exceptional fit and finish.

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